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John Ottmann brings changes to Quinte

John Ottmann has been implementing a new vision for Quinte Ballet School of Canada (QBSC) since his appointment as artistic direct...

Dance highlighted at The Images Festival

The Images Festival kicked off on April 1st and will be held until the 10th in twenty-five venues across the Greater Toronto Area….

New creation centre for Québec

The Montréal-based company Par B.L.eux is initiating the new Centre International de Recherche et de Création (CIRC), set to open …

 

New book provides tools for writing about dance

International publisher Human Kinetics recently released dance educator and author Wendy Oliver's new book Writing About Dance....

New international dance festival in Toronto

This summer, Toronto will host a new annual international dance festival for emerging, mid-career and established dance artists. C…

NBS and Aszure Barton launch artistic mentorship

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) recently announced the creation of a mentorship program with New York-based choreographer an…

 

Firebird 2011 receives $60,000 production fund

Vancouver’s Turning Point Ensemble has been named the winner of the Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award for music/opera 2011. The a…

 

Beverley Miller 1939 – 2010

Beverley Miller, long serving teacher at Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), died February 21st, 2010 at the age of seventy-one…

Édouard Lock to receive Governor General's award

Édouard Lock has been named one of the 2010 recipients of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) for Lifetime Artis…

Danny Grossman receives tribute and launches choreographic intensive

Dance Adelphi of Adelphi University's Dance Department, where former National Ballet dancer Frank Augustyn is chair, is performing...

 

Margaret Dale’s Canadian connection

Ballet dancer and television producer Margaret Dale died January 28th, 2010 at the age of eighty-seven. Revered for her roles as s…

Chrystal Awards honour Victoria artists

On February 5th, dance presenters from across Canada and regional community leaders attended a dinner to honour recipients of the ...

Delia Brett wins Trial & Eros raffle

Montreal’s dance-theatre company Trial & Eros recently held a raffle with an unusual first prize.

 

Shannon Litzenberger made inaugural Metcalf Arts Policy Fellow

The Toronto Arts Foundation recently named dance artist and arts advocate Shannon Litzenberger as the first recipient of the two-y...

School programs with the Dancers of Damelahamid

On February 1st and 2nd, the Dancers of Damelahamid, an Aboriginal dance collective from the northwest coast of British Columbia, …

Merce Cunningham Dance Company announces final tour

The Merce Cunningham Dance Company announced its final international Legacy Tour, which began in Columbus, Ohio, on February 12th,…

Tap Dance Centre to open in Mississauga, ON

Talks of a new facility has tappers on their toes! Mississauga, Ontario, will welcome its new Tap Dance Centre in the summer of 2010.

Funding cuts for Alberta's artists

On February 9th, the Alberta government released its annual budget with considerable funding cuts to arts groups for the coming ye…

New contemporary dance class initiative in Calgary

The Calgary Contemporary Dance Collective, initiated by Helen Husak, Naomi Brand and Kelly McCann, is now offering drop-in contemp…

New non-partisan arts caucus forms

A newly formed non-partisan Arts Caucus met on Parliament Hill for the first time in October 2009. Its goal is to harmonize the cu…

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